TITLE

Peru

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
AirGuide Online.com;10/5/2009, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Museo Santuarios Andinos in Peru, which has the Mummy Juanita, will have three new rooms so that it can show the visitors some unknown pieces found in pre-Inca tombs. It is further reported that this new space will house mummies and its offerings found in the tombs of the volcanoes Sara Sara, Misti, and Pichu Pichu, apus where some studies have been carried out by the Research Center of Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria since 1979.
ACCESSION #
45224684

 

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